Dennis William Grimes

Dennis William Grimes is proud to be a member of SAG/AFTRA and Actor’s Equity Association, as well as an Associate Artist at TimeLine Theatre Company. Growing up around Chicago, he considers it an immense privilege to be a member of Chicago’s rich theatre community. During his tenure in Chicago, he has been twice nominated for a Non-Equity Wing Jeff Award in the category of Actor in a Supporting Role, for Stage Left Theatre's production of Rabbit and Eclipse Theatre’s production of Lips Together Teeth Apart. Regionally he has worked at Riverside Theatre, Indiana​​ Repertory Theatre, Lakeside Shakespeare Festival, and the Illinois Shakespeare Festival.

Film Credits include: The Letter (Post-Production) and Black Box (Devolver Digital Films streaming on Amazon and VUDU). TV credits include: Chicago Fire and Chicago PD (NBC); Empire (FOX); Detroit 187 and Betrayal (ABC); and The Girlfriend Experience(STARZ)

He is a graduate of Illinois State University, has studied with the SITI Co., as well as the Moscow Art and Academic Theatre (MXAT) through the O'Neill Center.

You can see him onstage this spring in Do You Feel Anger, as past of the Humana Festival on New American Plays at Actor's Theatre of Louisville.

Location Chicago
Union SAG/AFTRA
Union 2 Equity
Height 6'2"
Hair Blonde
Eyes Blue